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Gym floor renovation at WCMS hits snag

The renovation of the original gym floor at Whitley County Middle School is costing a little more than originally planned. During a special meeting last week, the Whitley County Board of Education approved an additional payment of $48,916.25 for replacement of the gym floor due...
Posted On 28 Jul 2016

Police looking for masked man who has been peeking in cars, stealing

Corbin Police are asking for the public’s help to find a man who was seen peeking into cars at a local church and may be involved in a series of thefts. Corbin Police Detective Rusty Hedrick said the individual is described as a white male, 5’7” to 5”8, with a thin build and...

Eight videos and 39 images of child pornography ruled admissible

A federal magistrate judge has ruled that 39 images of child pornography and eight videos recovered from a zip drive found at a Gray man’s residence was lawfully seized and may be used in his child pornography case. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login....
Posted On 25 Jul 2016

Major donor in the works for Corbin Railroad Museum

Donors are beginning to step up in an effort to make the Corbin Railroad Museum a reality. Corbin Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel told the Corbin Tourism and Convention Commission during its regular monthly meeting Tuesday that a potential major donation from a local private...

Corbin officials say city operates without a line-item budget; vote needed on arena manager’s severance

Following a series of questions concerning the City of Corbin’s 2016-17 fiscal year budget and a severance package provided to former Arena Manager Connie Hunt following her recent resignation, the city’s attorney has stepped in. In response to an open records request for a copy...

Bear sightings becoming more common in Whitley County

There have been more bear sightings reported than usual according to Whitley County E911. Over the past several weeks there has been reports of bear sightings all across the county. The Whitley Count Sheriff’s Department reported that the most recent were two sightings in the...

Tampa men plead to credit card fraud

Two Tampa, Florida men agreed to pay over $2,400 in restitution Monday morning stemming from their alleged roles in a recent Williamsburg credit card fraud case. Isael C. Velazquez, 32, and Osmani Ramirez Chavez, 40, were originally arrested by Williamsburg Deputy Police Chief...
Posted On 22 Jun 2016

Massey, victim’s mom won’t be added to suit

A former Williamsburg High School assistant football coach, who has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a student athletic trainer in 2014, and the victim’s mother, won’t be added as third-party defendants in a lawsuit against the school district, its superintendent...
Posted On 16 Jun 2016

Bevin honored as ‘Visionary’ at 6th annual awards banquet

Many were in attendance at The Corbin Center  last Thursday evening for the Sixth Annual Daniel Boone “Visionary Award” banquet to honor this year’s recipient,  Kentucky Governor Matthew Bevin. “I truly am not worthy to be considered among them and it is a tremendous honor. Thank...

Scholarship fund created at EKU to honor Corbin native Karl Bays

A scholarship fund has been created for a Corbin High School and Eastern Kentucky University graduate who went on to serve in the U.S. Marines and became a successful businessman in the medical supply industry before his untimely death in 1989. The creation of the Karl Bays...